External Examiner – Professional Health Studies

Opening Date:
28 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
12 Nov 2021
Salary Range:

University of the West of Scotland
School of Health and Life Sciences
External Examiner Vacancy (Nursing academic)

Professional Health Studies

The Division of Biological Science and Health is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our Health Studies suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to:

Essentials of Dementia Care; Leadership in Health and Social Care; NMC Leadership in Health and Social; Care Pain Management. Essentials of bladder and bowel care; Tissue Viability and Wound Care.

This post would be suitable for an academic with experience of working within relevant spheres of practice.

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and confirmation of results for student assessment boards. A schedule will be made available in advance. All materials will be able to be viewed online through our VLE and meetings will be accessible remotely.

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of health and social care and/or chronic conditions and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointment will be available with immediate effect for up to 4 years.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment.

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